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Carnival Paradise Pool, Water Slide and Sunbathing

Carnival_pool_fantasy_series_1The Carnival Paradise has 2 pools plus a small "kiddy" pool for wading that is part of the Camp Carnival program. The pools have saltwater and there are fresh water showers provided so you can rinse off. Reportedly, the maximum pool depth is 3' 8" -- enough to take a dunk and cool off, but not really deep enough, or large enough, to swim in. Given this, the area around the pool is best suited for sunbathing on 2 tiered decks.

The main pool is located in the middle of the ship on Deck 10 (Lido). The main pool features two oversized whirlpool spas. At the opposite end of the main pool is a stage which, during most hours of the day, there is some activity going on -- anything from a Caribbean band to a member of the ship's staff leading an activity or game. Typically, the main pool hours are from 8 AM to 10 PM.

Located on the Veranda Deck (Deck 11) is the "Aft Pool." The Aft Pool features one oversized whirlpool spa and is next to the children's wading pool. The Serenity area on Deck 9 (Promenade) has two oversized whirlpool spas. Drink service is available along with comfy chaise lounges, hammocks, and sun loungers that are shaded. Typically, the Aft Pool hours are 8 AM to 10 PM.

Carnival_waterworksCarnival's Twister water slide is 214' long, 3-stories high and empties out into its own separate pool. The water slide typically operates from 10 AM to 5 PM and there is a 42" minimum height requirement.

Carnival Paradise Pool, Water Slide & Sunbathing Tips:

  • When arriving in the pool area, you will need to sign-out a towel. There will be a $22 charge per towel to your onboard account for each towel you fail to return. These are sturdy towels and if you want to purchase one, you can from the order form in your room.
  • Babies & Infants in Pools: Carnival's official policy is "no swim diapers, children must be potty trained." Camp Carnival stresses this point to all the families that bring their kids. We have not heard reports on whether the policy is strictly enforced.
  • While Carnival does its best to discourage this, sunbathers do show-up at 8 AM and try to hog the lounge chairs for the day.
  • The Port side of the Lido deck near the pool does permit smoking. The rest of the deck is non-smoking.

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